Fundraising walk to take place September 3rd.The 11th Annual SCV Community Walk for the Hungry (CROP Walk) is scheduled to take place Monday, September 3, 2007. Registration and pre-walk festivities begin at 8:30 am. The 4 ½ mile walk will begin and end at St. Stephens Episcopal Church located on Orchard Village Road in Valencia. Opportunities to walk shorter distances are available.
CROP (Communities Reaching Out to People) is a world-wide organization that networks with partner agencies in more than 80 countries to help the hungry throughout the world. In addition a percentage of funds benefit local agencies to help meet the needs of the hungry here in the SCV.
The local agencies benefiting from this year's walk include: The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, The Santa Clarita Valley Homeless Shelter and The Church of Hope Food Pantry.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is matching up to $2500.00 of the money raised for the walk.
For more information regarding participating as a walker or corporate sponsor you can contact George McLeary at (661) 298-3890.
The CROP Walk is sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council.